| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Alexion is a biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients with severe and ultra-rare disorders through the innovation, development and commercialization of life-transforming therapeutic products. Our marketed product Soliris®...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Boehringer Ingelheim, a German company with U.S. headquarters in Ridgefield, has agreed to pay $95 million to settle allegations that it promoted four drugs for uses unsupported by research, and that it paid kickbacks to doctors to prescribe the drugs,...
| Jun 22, 2012
In Virginia, fewer than half the population has dental insurance. Now Delta Dental of Virginia has launched a foundation to improve access to dental care and consequently to improve the health of the state's residents. It has seeded the Delta Dental of...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 6:53 PM
It's a priceless "treat" for one West Seattle family this Halloween.
Evelyn Sherman has battled chronic kidney disease for two years. On Wednesday, she will undergo an organ transplant and receive a new kidney from her father.
If you'd care to leave...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 8:52 PM
Bob Baffert is flat on his back and hears those around him saying he has the "widow maker," like he doesn't already know his chest is killing him.
He's in Dubai this past March. He's 59 and figures he's doomed.
"It was like, 'oh man, this is it.' I'm...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:14 PM
A Downers Grove woman in her 50s has contracted the first reported human case of West Nile virus in DuPage County this year, the DuPage County Health Department announced today.
Department spokesman David Hass said the county was notified Tuesday about...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 1:52 PM
DALLAS, Tex. -- Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings declared Wednesday that the city is facing an emergency as the West Nile virus spreads, killing at least 14 people in Texas and 26 nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:19 AM
Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass.
Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren
Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960)
Head Coaching Career:
Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69
| Sep 14, 2012
| 7:07 AM
EAST JORDAN -- The East Jordan Family Health Center is hosting a free health workshop from Oct. 3-Nov. 7 to help individuals manage long-term health conditions.
The Personal Action Toward Health class will meet 9:30 a.m.-noon on Wednesdays at the East...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:29 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite recommendations to check children's blood pressure, pediatricians may often skip it, a U.S. study suggests.
Using government survey data, researchers found that pediatricians failed to take kids' blood pressure at...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 10:32 AM
High blood pressure is easy to diagnose, but many people who have it are unaware.
More than two-thirds of the people who have hypertension, the medical term for high blood pressure, do not have it under control, according to a study by the...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Nearly 400-thousand Americans rely on dialysis to keep them alive.
Saturday morning, some of those local folks -and the people who love them- gathered in downtown Roanoke for the annual Kidney Walk.
The walk raises awareness for the prevention of kidney...